What South Holland councillors do to look after the district
We often hear that people are not interested in politics, council or elections; however, wherever I go, residents do like to ask questions, ask for my opinions and give ones of their own.
Many of us are aware through social media of how we are bombarded with many different opinions. Some are based on a detailed understanding of the subject based on having experience in that industry or profession, others express their opinion based on a feeling or emotion.
Also, as a councillor and cabinet member, we should have a more detailed knowledge of our own portfolio, communities, assets and facilities in my case. However, we are also frequently involved with complex housing, planning and licensing issues.
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